Saturday, November 4, 2017

Event Digest


GO-Biz Launches Cyber-Health IT Advisory Board with USC Center for Body Computing
Today the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced the formation of a new Cyber-Health Information Technology Advisory Board as part of an ongoing effort to support cybersecurity innovation and bolster advanced technology industries. The advisory board will be led by the University of Southern California (USC) Center for Body Computing and will include representat
The National Cybersecurity Society awarded federal grant to address Business Identity Theft through National Coalition
The National Cybersecurity Society (NCSS) has been competitively selected by the Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization to expand national resources to address identity theft. The grant augments coalition-building efforts under the National Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network Expansion Program (NITVAN II), managed by the ITRC, in coordination
SecTor 2017, Security Education Conference, November 13-15 2017, Toronto
Now entering its 11th year, SecTor has built a reputation of bringing together experts from around the world to share their latest research and techniques involving underground threats and corporate defences. The conference provides an unmatched opportunity for IT Professionals and Managers to connect with their peers and learn from their mentors. Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-
CyberConnect 2017, November 6-7 2017, New York
Centrify, the leader in securing hybrid enterprises through the power of identity services, today announced that General (Ret.) Keith B. Alexander, former director of the National Security Agency (NSA), chief of the Central Security Service (CSS) and commander of the U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), will present the keynote at CyberConnect this fall. Chaired and underwritten by Centrify, CyberCon
BT opens global Security Operations Centre in Germany
BT today announced the opening of a new Security Operations Centre (SOC) in Eschborn, near Frankfurt, to further strengthen protection against ever increasing cyber threats. The SOC will monitor BT’s own assets as well as the networks and IT infrastructure of BT customers on a 24/7 basis. Using a range of advanced tools, BT’s cyber security specialists will be able to better detect evolving cyber
National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week November 13-18, 2017
Inspiring and promoting awareness & exploration of cybersecurity careers for children and adults The National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week is a celebration to focus local, regional, and national interest to inspire, educate and engage children through adults to pursue careers in cybersecurity. Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week takes place during November’s National Career Development Mon


BAE Systems to Deliver Bofors 155mm BONUS Precision-guided Munitions to Swedish Army
The Swedish Defense and Material Administration has awarded BAE Systems a contract to deliver 254 additional rounds of Bofors 155mm BONUS ammunition to the Swedish Army. Under this contract, the Swedish Army will strengthen its operational capability with the latest version of BONUS, which is developed and produced in cooperation by BAE Systems in Sweden and Nexter in France. The Swedish Army fir
NASA Hosts Industry Day for Unmanned Aircraft
The purpose for NASA’s Industry Day, currently scheduled for Nov. 30 in San Diego, is to meet and gather input from various commercial and academic partners who have an interest in or have technologies available that can support the UAS in the NAS project’s Systems Integration and Operationalization (SIO) demonstration in the summer of 2020. The goals for the day include leveraging agency researc
CACI Awarded $34.5 Million Task Order to Support U.S. Custom and Border Protection’s Air and Marine Operations Surveillance System
CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI) announced today it was awarded a $34.5 million task order to provide technology updates and operations and maintenance to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations Surveillance System (AMOSS). This four-year task order, awarded under the Department of Homeland Security’s Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading-Edge Solutions II co
Defense Systems Summit, November 14, 2017, The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, Arlington, VA
The Intersection of Defense IT and Defense Readiness The Defense Systems Summit will bring together IT and military leaders from across the Defense Department to discuss how to leverage IT to improve defense readiness. IT is essential to readiness. Cloud, network modernization, analytics, mobility, and related technologies are reshaping how the military services and supporting agencies manage cor
CACI Awarded $91 Million Task Order to Support Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Systems for U.S. Army
CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI) announced today it was awarded a $91 million task order to provide support to the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center (CERDEC) Flight Activity (CFA). This four-year task order, awarded under the Rapid Response-Third Generation (R23G) contract vehicle, represents continuing work in the company’s Surveillance and Reco
NATO to discuss exploitation of social media – a counter-terrorism perspective
SMi Group has confirmed that Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Brand, Branch Head Concept & Policy, NATO Centre of Excellence Defence against Terrorism (COE-DAT) will be speaking at the 7th annual Social Media Within the Defence & Military Sector conference in London. Lietuenant Colonel Brand will present a session with a focus on Exploitation of Social Media – a Counter-Terrorism Perspective. The ses


Sixth Annual PMO Symposium, November 5-8, 2017, Houston
More than 500 of the world’s top Project Management Office (PMO) executives, organizational leaders and senior decision makers will come together for the Sixth Annual PMO Symposium to discuss how organizations can anticipate and respond quickly to disruptive forces, competitive pressures and increased demands for greater innovation. The conference program includes more than 80 sessions and intera
IoT Tech Expo North America, November 29-30 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, Silicon Valley
The IoT Tech Expo North America is returning to Silicon Valley later this month and there are plenty of free areas which you can get involved with. Taking place on November 29-30 alongside the Blockchain Expo and AI Expo, the IoT Tech Expo North America event will host 9,000 attendees to explore the entire ecosystem, across 15 conference tracks and a vast exhibition of over 300 companies.
World Vegan Day is Today, November 1
Today vegans around the world are celebrating the World Vegan Day on November 1. World Vegan Day is Today, November 1 World Vegan Day is Today, November 1 World Vegan Day is Today, November 1 World Vegan Day is Today, November 1
Foundation Forum 2017, 14 – 15 November 2017, Dublin Castle, Ireland
The Foundation Forum is Eurofound’s flagship event, aimed at reaching high-level policymakers in the field of social, employment and work-related policies. The theme of the Foundation Forum 2017 is on various perspectives of convergence in Europe. While upward economic convergence is a precondition for social convergence, the main focus will be placed upon upward convergence in living and working
Jefferies 2017 London Healthcare Conference, November 15-16 2017, London, UK
The Jefferies London Healthcare Conference is the largest healthcare-dedicated conference in Europe. There is expected to be over 350 participating companies from around the world. The two-day event will include concurrent tracks of company presentations, thematic panel discussions and 1×1/small-group meetings.
Eleventh Annual FINEOS Global Summit, November 1 – 3, 2017, San Francisco,
The FINEOS Global Summit is the Life, Accident & Health industry’s premier event to learn about the latest trends and innovations in core insurance technology and customer experience. The 11th annual Summit will take place at the exquisite Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay, CA from November 1 – 3, 2017. FINEOS Corporation, a market leading provider of core processing systems for Life, Accident and Healt


Sixth International Marine Debris Conference, March 12-16, 2018, San Diego, California
The NOAA Marine Debris Program is excited to be co-hosting the Sixth International Marine Debris Conference (6IMDC) with UN Environment in San Diego, California, USA from March 12-16, 2018. The 6IMDC is an opportunity to energize international coordination efforts within the marine debris community. It will build upon the partnerships and successes of the Honolulu Strategy which was developed at
Nordic Organic Food Fair 2017, 15-16 November, MalmöMässan in Sweden
The Nordic Organic Food Fair – the Nordic region’s biggest trade show for certified organic food and drink – will provide a unique opportunity for visiting buyers and retailers to gain exclusive industry insights, hear advice from opinion formers, and discover opportunities for future growth in its packed two-day seminar programme. Topics up for discussion include global sustainable development,
FABTECH 2017, November 6-9, McCormick Place, Chicago
FABTECH , North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event attracts 50,000 attendees. The event runs November 6-9, 2017 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The show provides a venue to showcase latest industry products, developments, and solutions that are designed to improve business productivity and increase profitability. Industrial Robot Industrial Engineering Indus
The Global Cuisine Awards, December 17, 2017, Beverly Hills
China’s top restauranteurs, chefs and sommeliers will gather in Beverly Hills on December 17, 2017 to celebrate American travelers’ favorite restaurants in China at the 2018 Global Cuisine Awards presented by the American Food Association. 195 restaurants have been selected as finalists from a list of over 300 of China’s best restaurants that include cuisine from French, Italian, Spanish, Japanes
AAPEX 2017: Future of Mobility and Implications for Aftermarket
In the first of three keynote sessions at AAPEX 2017, speaker Neal Ganguli, automotive supplier consulting leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP, focused on the future of mobility and the impact on the automotive aftermarket value chain. AAPEX, which represents the $740 billion global automotive aftermarket industry, opened Tuesday, Oct. 31, and runs through Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Sands Expo in Las V
Los Angeles Chocolate Festival & Pastry Show, January 6, 2018, Omni Hotel, Los Angeles
Los Angeles Chocolate Festival and Pastry Show, which will take place on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 3-6pm at the Omni Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The event offers guests a luxurious way to sample an array of the world’s most decadent desserts. This year, the “Alice In Wonderland” themed-event will feature James Beard Award Winner and Chef of The Year Francois Payard, Chef Celestino Drago a


Impact of Pixel Shift Technology on Digital Camera Market 2019-2024
Pixel shift technology emerges as a key differentiator of camera functionality that may turn from a rather niche obscure feature to “mast-have” in years to come. Pixel shift is a technique which increases the true resolution of imaging devices by moving one or more of the separate red, green or blue sensors by fractions of a pixel in the x- and y-directions. Only a few years ago Canon and Nikon w
Multiple Lens Digital Camera Market Scenario 2019-2024
Smartphones with dual lenses are becoming ubiquitous. The multiple lens camera L16, touted as a “DSLR killer”, has been warily accepted by photographer community, yet a considerable backlog of orders has demonstrated wide market interest. Though the L16 camera still has a long way to go to compete with DSLR and mirrorless camera, its launch can be described as successful proof of concept. It’s on
Hybrid Quantum-HPC Market Forecast 2019-2024
Quantum Meets HPC (in the Cloud) Quantum computers would theoretically be able to perform calculations much more quickly, by orders of magnitudes, than any classical computer. Quantum computers have not matured yet to outperform today’s classical computers unless they can correct for errors that disrupt the fragile quantum states of their qubits, one of many technical obstacles remained to resolv


Saudi Arabia Mass Surveillance Market Forecast 2019-2024
Dwindling oil revenues and inability to reset economy to alternative path increase risk of internal strife in Saudi Arabia heavily burdened with tumultuous politics of Middle East. The risk factor will push Saudi government to bolster already record high mass surveillance spending. Lacking expertise, technology and qualified workforce to manage it all locally Saudis turn to European, US, Chinese,


Nature Photography Workshop
In this two-day photography workshop, we will take pictures of stunning landscape and diversity of ecosystems to improve our skills making photographs in the national nature preserve. By combining in-class and hands-on photography instruction, we will learn about compositional principles that will make for more compelling photographs of wildflowers, geologic features, and grand mountain views. Th
Letter to Editorial Photography Workshop Participants
Dear Workshop Participant, Thank you for attending our annual editorial photography workshop . We hope that you found the workshop informative and worthwhile. Our primary goal was to increase your understanding of editorial photography and photo gear and to introduce and provide resources that will support your creative process. There were many topics covered during the workshop and the presenter
Virtual Reality Visualizations at SIGGRAPH ASIA 2017
At its 2017 edition in November, some of the highlights of SIGGRAPH Asia include a spotlight on production teams from some of the world’s leading studios, including Pixar, as well as films released in 2017, such as Blade Runner 2049 and the upcoming film “Coco”. The exciting line-up of Featured Sessions and Programs includes: The Making of Pixar’s “Coco”, by Pixar Animation Studio’s production te
International Travel Trade Fair
IMTM strives to become the main exhibition and conference in Middle East for travel technology buyers, travel agencies, tour operators and transport professionals to source, learn and network. Travel Tech Market Travel Tech Market Travel Tech Market Travel Tech Market Travel Tech Market Travel Tech Market Travel Tech Market Travel Tech Market Travel Tech Market
Coming Soon: HVAC Expo
International exhibition of heating, ventilation and air conditioning provides a unique forum for the entire HVAC industry to come together and share new products, technologies , and ideas. International exhibition of heating, ventilation and air conditioning International exhibition of heating, ventilation and air conditioning International exhibition of heating, ventilation and air conditioning
Multimedia Exhibition Van Gogh Alive
“New content licensing models will likely emerge in years to come, models that will allow leading museums to export the immersive multimedia exhibitions as an integral package combining unique content, immersive hardware and software platform. The immersive multimedia exhibitions are on the rise, opening up a wide array of market opportunities in content media development.”, Virtual Event & Multi


Rallyteam Raises $8.6 Million to Grow Talent Development Platform
Rallyteam , a startup delivering an intelligent talent development platform , today announced an $8.6 million Series A round of financing co-led by Norwest Venture Partners and Storm Ventures. Additional investors include Cornerstone OnDemand and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. The new investment will enable Rallyteam to accelerate growth for its operations and platform. Employee turnover has b
IoT Platform Provider Ayla Networks Announces $60 Million in Series D Financing
Ayla Networks , the global leader in Internet of Things (IoT) platform-as-a-service (PaaS), today announced that it has raised $60 million in Series D financing led by Run Liang Tai Fund (RLT) and Sunsea Telecommunications Co. Ltd. The funding will be used to further expand Ayla’s product capabilities to help large enterprises extract IoT data and transform it into business intelligence, and to e
Testim Raises $5.6M in Series A Funding to Make Software Testing Autonomous , a provider of machine learning based test automation software secured $5.6 million in series A funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. In the last year, the company has raised a total of $8 million from early investors including Foundation Capital, Spider Capital and joined Heavybit. The funds will support Testim’s mission to help engineering teams make application testing autono
Disruption in the Digital Camera Market
Disruption comes to digital camera market from several directions: Software Defined Digital Camera Market Multiple Lens Digital Camera Market Scenario Impact of Pixel Shift Technology on Digital Camera Currently the hardware setup of high-end DSLR and mirrorless cameras is permanently locked in proprietary software systems of major brand camera manufacturers, often suppressing camera functionalit
New Partnership Launches Accelerator Program For Early Stage Startups To Drive Innovation
Northwestern Mutual, Rockwell Automation, Kohl’s, Baird And Milwaukee Institute Join To Support Milwaukee-Based Entrepreneurs Northwestern Mutual, a leading financial security company, announced today a partnership to support early stage startup companies based in Milwaukee. Lead sponsor Northwestern Mutual and supporting sponsors, Rockwell Automation, Kohl’s, Baird and Milwaukee Institute, will
Federal IT Modernization: CALIBRE Systems, Inc. (CALIBRE), Company to Watch
Federal IT modernization is long overdue. A draft report on federal IT modernization has been released two month age, on Aug. 30 by Chris Liddell, director of the White House’s American Technology Council, and Jack Wilmer, senior policy advisor with the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy, but the White House still fails to dedicate funds to initiate modernization process and ev


GPU Technology Conference: GTC 2018, March 26-29, 2018, San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, California
GTC is the largest and most important event of the year for GPU developers. Come explore GTC and the global GTC event series for valuable training and a showcase of the most vital work in the computing industry today. See the latest breakthroughs in everything from artificial intelligence and deep learning to healthcare, virtual reality, accelerated analytics, and self-driving cars.
The 11th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo, April 16-18, 2018, Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, GA
The 11th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo will take place April 16-18, 2018, at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA. This dynamic event unites industry professionals from all sectors of the world’s interconnected biomass utilization industries—biobased power, thermal energy, fuels and chemicals. This year’s conference will focus on topics surrounding the use of biomass as a repl
SC17, November 12-17, 2017 Colorado Convention Center, Denver
Conference Dates: November 12-17, 2017, Exhibition Dates: November 13-16, 2017 SC17 is the premier international conference on high-performance computing, networking, storage and analysis. Each program in the SC Conference is dedicated to showcasing work in high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis by the international HPC community. The core of the Conference is the Technical
Igniting Innovation Conference, April 2018, Washington, D.C.
The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council’s (ACT-IAC) Institute for Innovation is now accepting nominations for its annual Igniting Innovation Conference and Awards event to be held in April 2018 in Washington, D.C. Anyone can nominate an innovation and nominations will be accepted until December 31, 2017. To nominate an innovation, visit
The New England-Canada Business Council’s (NECBC) 25th Annual Energy Trade and Technology Conference, November 8-9 2017, Boston
The impact of the Trump Administration on energy policy, energy trade and climate change initiatives between the U.S. and Canada is among the topics at The New England-Canada Business Council’s (NECBC) 25th Annual Energy Trade and Technology Conference in Boston, being held November 8 and 9 at the Seaport Hotel. Entitled “Energy Partners Yesterday…Today…Tomorrow,” the NECBC conference will cover
Analyst Briefing: Disruption Comes to Digital Camera Market, November 2, 2017, London
Analyst briefing on technology trends in digital camera market will be held today in the lobby work space of citizenM London Bankside Hotel. Analysts of Market Research Media present a series of report predicting demise of digital camera 

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